chlor-alkali

noun
\ ¦klōr, -ȯr+ \

Definition of chlor-alkali

: any of a group of chemicals (as chlorine and sodium hydroxide) that are manufactured by the electrolytic decomposition of sodium chloride usually used in plural

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chlor- + alkali

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“Chlor-alkali.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chlor-alkali. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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